- One Per Customer - one coupon per paying customer
- One Per Purchase - one coupon per item purchased. Example - purchase 3 boxes of cereal and use 3 coupons.
- One Per Transaction - one coupon per time through checkout. Example - purchase 3 boxes of cereal and use only 1 coupon unless you purchase each box as a separate transaction.
- Manufacturer coupon (MFR) - coupon issued by the manufacturer. One coupon per item unless otherwise noted. The store is fully reimbursed for this coupon PLUS they get a small handling fee.
- Store coupon - coupon issued by individual store. Often, store coupons may be stacked with manufacturer coupons. Stores are not reimbursed for this coupon, rather, it is like an in-store sale.
- Stacking - Using a manufacturer coupon and a store coupon on the same item. Nearly all stores allow coupon stacking.
- Rolling - The practice of using one reward to pay for all or part of the next deal that will produce a reward. Common ways to roll deals - use Extra Bucks at CVS to pay for items that will yield more Extra Bucks, use a Target gift card to pay for items that will yield another Target gift card.
- YMMV - Your Mileage/Market May Vary - not all stores put items on sale/clearance at the same time, so depending on where you live, you may have a different experience compared to others
- Purchase - one item
- Transaction - entire order you are paying for
- BOGO - Buy One Get One
- OYNO - On Your Next Order
- FAR - Free After Rebate
- Q - coupon
- Blinkie - the little machines in the store with a blinking red light that shoots out coupons
- Peelie - the coupons found on products in the store that can be peeled off
- MIR - Mail In Rebate
- IP - Internet Printable coupon
Wednesday, February 24, 2010